INSIDE : Learn how to DIY Glitter Gift Bags for all your quick budget friendly present wrapping this Christmas season! Simple brown paper bags never looked so good.
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December is here and the holidays are in full swing! It’s time to start baking holiday treats (Spritz cookies, yes please), hanging your stockings and working on gift ideas (so many gift guides) for family and friends.
I’ve always enjoyed wrapping presents and now that my children are getting a little bit older, they always want to lend a helping hand. And at Christmas, I am more than happy to oblige that desire with so many presents to wrap.
Did you see my Gift Wrapping Party or how to make a Gift Bag from Wrapping Paper? Check them out!
This year, I plan to have them help make the gift – wrap plus what kiddo isn’t overjoyed to play with glitter?!
Today I am sharing how to create these simple modern Glitter Gift Wrap Bags.
What supplies do I need to make DIY Glitter gift bags?
- Brown Paper Bags
- Mod Podge
- Paint Brush
- Lots of Glitter (I used light and dark pink, lime green and red)
- Hole Punch
- String, yarn or ribbon
Looking to BUY a fun bag with a glitter vibe? Check these out!
How to add glitter to a paper bag
To add glitter to a paper bag, start by lightly drawing out a shape or letter in pencil.
(I drew my “A” in pink so you could see it more clearly.)
Next, get out your glitter stash and decide on which colors you will be using.
Next, using a paint brush, generously cover your design with Mod Podge.
This is where my kids had a blast! Cover the mod podge with glitter. Be sure to do this in a place where you are prepared to have glitter everywhere.
No matter how hard you try to contain glitter, it has a way of spreading – ha.
Set your paper bags aside and let them dry as you work on other bag designs.
Once fully dried, you can shake the bags off (shake off glitter) and all that is left is your simple design with glitter on it.
Adding ribbons to paper bags
To add ribbon to a paper bag, start by folding down the top edge about two inches.
Tie the ribbon in coordinating colors and enjoy filling your pretty bags!
I loved how colorful these turned out and yet they only are four different shades of the traditional red and green Christmas colors.
Looking for other creative wrapping paper ideas? Check out some of these!
Paper Punched Wrapped Gifts
Fruit Gift Tags
Brown paper Packages
DIY Glitter Gift Bags
How to throw the best Gift Wrapping party
How to Wrap and Gift Plants
Printable Holiday Gift Tags
Bring the color with Gift Wrap
Christmas Gift Tags
What to do with leftover Wrapping Paper
I’m thinking these would be excellent gift bags to bring to friend’s houses with our baked cookies!
Make sure to grab your favorite colors of glitter and take an afternoon with your kids make glitter gift bags!